Part Time Recreation Therapist – Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center Behavioral Health

The Behavioral Health Center is a 74-bed psychiatric hospital in Idaho Falls providing mental-health services. Part of nearby Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, we are located on a separate campus to provide for the patient’s greatest level of privacy, comfort, and individual care. Affiliation with EIRMC gives us access to the most current and comprehensive medical services available in the region. Work Schedule: PRN (as needed). Up to full-time hours. Work schedules are generally 8am-5pm with rotating weekends. Will work at least one Saturday a month, occasional holidays. Currently no Sunday needs. Job Responsibilities This position is responsible for working as part of the Recreation Therapy Department to assess patient needs, plan programs and interventions, and implement and evaluate these programs and patient outcomes. Assists in overseeing daily program schedule, performs as an active member of the treatment team. Will complete regular documentation of groups and patient progress. Works with the team to create and modify programming and treatment for patients.

Company / Organization Name: Behavioral Health Center
Type: Part Time
Position Title: Recreation Therapist
Minimum Requirements Must be certified by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCRTC) or registered for the exam. Minor in psychology preferred. Previous related experience required, preferably in a psychiatric setting. Must possess general knowledge of the basic principles and techniques needed in providing appropriate mental health care. Must possess good organizational and leadership skills. Must have the sensitivity, maturity and ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. Must have a working knowledge of a variety of sports, arts and crafts, team building activities, leisure activities and processing techniques. Must maintain current CPR for Healthcare Providers and First Aid certification. Must maintain current certification in Non Violent Physical Crisis Intervention This position requires that you drive a facility owned vehicle or your own vehicle. A current state of Idaho driver’s license is required.
Application Deadline open
Contact Name: Kristen Sargis
Application Instructions Apply online at or
Location: United States – Idaho – Idaho Falls – Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center – Behavioral Health Center

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